Cyber criminals are raising their game; small businesses must respond

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by: Valerie K. & Saadia M.
Another day, another damaging cybersecurity breach. That’s how it may seem lately as a long list of high-profile firms has fallen victim to a surge in malicious online activity. But for every breach that grabs the headlines, there are thousands of smaller businesses being hit by online fraud attempts that are growing…

Tips to Protect Yourself from Scammers

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by: Beka Wilson
Scammers often use the same old tricks in new ways. Some scammers pretend to be popular online shopping websites, government officials or credit card companies phishing for your personal information and access to your money. For example, you get a message claiming to be from Amazon or maybe your credit…

Let’s Talk Passwords

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by: Saadia M., Director of Enterprise Risk & Chief Information Security Officer
Follow these simple tips to help secure your accounts and information:   1. The longer the password, the better. Even moderately simple long passwords take longer to crack than short complex passwords. Still, make sure to not use basics that hackers would start with such as 1234567890987654321, abc…, ThisIsMyEmailPassword, etc.…

Be on the Lookout for Scams Related to COVID-19

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by: Saadia M., Director of Enterprise Risk & Chief Information Security Officer
COVID-19 has created more opportunities for phishing scams and cybersecurity attacks. These can come in the form of fraudulent emails from health organizations or your employer about changes in processes, websites with malicious maps, or fictitious requests from charities needing your help.   What can you do to help keep…

13 Tips for Practicing Safe Online Banking

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by: Nicole H., Marketing Coordinator
Thanks to sophisticated security measures, online banking is not only the more convenient way to bank, but it’s also safer. Though just like traditional offline banking, safe online banking requires making good choices. Follow these tips to help make online and mobile banking as secure as possible. Protect your information…